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Thomas Ware & Sons
Published:  17 August, 2015
Ground oak bark for tanning

Despite being established in 1840, English traditional pit tanner Thomas Ware & Sons has been largely unknown outside the United Kingdom until recently. From 380 pits it produces beautiful, crafted heavy leathers made in a traditional way from a tannery that has changed very little in 175 years. Martin Ricker reports. Article first published in ILM March-April 2015 edition.

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